The Advertising Federation of Minnesota will hear trademark and patent lawyer Michael Laskey speak on "Nightmare on Namestreet" at its monthly professional development seminar. The event is at the Holiday Inn Metrodome, beginning at 7:30 p.m. For info, call (612) 339-5470.
Chicago Advertising Federation luncheon features Advertising Age columnist Bob Garfield, speaking on "Advertrocities." The event is at the Hotel Inter-Continental, beginning at 11:30 a.m. For info, call (847) 375-4777.
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The first meeting of the St. Louis Chapter of the Promotion Marketing Association will examine brand building via the Internet. The event is at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Clayton, beginning at 11:30 a.m. For info, call Scott Anderson at (314) 725-2299.
The d:tech Chicago Conference includes presentation of the 1997 Tenagra Awards for Internet marketing excellence. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. For info, call (800) 535-1812.